The radiation background at the first unit of the Fukushima allows

The radiation background at the first power plant "Fukushima-1" allows the work on its decommissioning, told RIA Novosti expert in nuclear energy, Alexander Uvarov.

Experts of the company TEPCO — the operator NPP "Fukushima-1" in the north-east of Japan — have managed for the first time after the accident, inspect the upper floors of the explosion destroyed the first power station. According to results of the examination showed that the radiation level in the area of the second floor of the building is 150 millisieverts per hour, and in the fifth floor — about 54 millisieverts per hour.

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Experts managed to explore the upper floors of the Fukushima power

Experts of the company TEPCO — the operator NPP "Fukushima-1" in the north-east of Japan — have managed for the first time after the accident, inspect the upper floors of the explosion destroyed the first power station, television channel NHK.

According to results of the examination showed that the radiation level in the area of the second floor of the building is 150 millisieverts per hour, and in the fifth floor — about 54 millisieverts per hour. As specialists were able to confirm that the crane to lift the fuel assemblies from the pool of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) has

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Emergency Situations Ministry has created a safety plan radiation contaminated territories

Russian Emergencies Ministry has formed a comprehensive plan to ensure safe living of the population for the period after 2015, living on contaminated territories, including in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a representative of the organization targeted program planning department.

The work was performed in the framework of the federal target program (FTP) "Overcoming the consequences of radiation accidents until 2015."

The purpose of the program is to ensure the necessary conditions for safe living and farming in the contaminated areas, the completion of works on overcoming the consequences of radiation

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MOE prepares for bad weather in central Russia in the coming days

Strong wind, rain and sleet are expected in central Russia on Friday night, in connection with the MOE forces already are in high alert, according to the Central Regional Center (TSRTS) MOE.

According to Roshydromet, on the night of October 26 and in the afternoon when the cyclone passes to the Central Federal District expected heavy rain, rain, sleet, wet snow on trees and wires. Roads can be icy, projected increase in wind gusts that can reach up to 18-23 meters per second. Temperature drops to -2 … -5 ° C.

"Center" Antistikhia "predicted probability of a disaster to the

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Environmentalists believe that near Fukushima continuing water pollution

The concentration of radioactive cesium-137 in the deep tissues of fish caught near the "Fukushima" has not changed and continues to exceed the standards set by the Japanese government, which indicates the continuing drain the contaminated water to the ocean, according to a paper published in the journal Science.

More than a year ago, March 11, 2011, in north-east Japan earthquake with magnitude 9.0, which was later called the "Great Eastern earthquake." Following the tremors came on the coast 14-meter tsunami that flooded four of the six reactors, "Fukushima-1" and knocked out reactor cooling system, which led to a series

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Energy supply is almost completely rebuilt in the Gorno-Altaisk

Energy in Gorno-Altai, half of which was de-energized on Wednesday because of snow, power supply restored in most areas affected by the accident, told RIA Novosti the MUP "Gorelectroset."

Snowfall left without electricity on Wednesday morning residents in several areas of Gorny Altai. Representatives of energy companies reported, because of a wire break is de-energized most of Gorno-Altai, sat Maima and several villages Maiminsky district. At the same time, according to the regional Emergencies Ministry, about 07.05 local time (05.04 MSK) on Wednesday without light stayed five districts of the Republic of Altai — Maiminsky, Chemalsky, Choyskiy, Turochakskyi, Ust-Kan. Prichnoy

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The damage caused by cutting down trees in Silverpine Forest 24.5 mln

Illegal logging more than 3 thousand trees in Silverpine Forest Ecology Moscow harmed by 24.5 million rubles, said Tuesday the press service of the Moscow Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Plot of land where trees are cut down, at Taman, 1, is leased for 49 years from LLC "Virtus-R".

"During the inspection by the Department, it was found that the company" Virtus-R "received tickets to slash cutting 364 emergency and dead trees and shrubs, but instead of 300 dead trees were cut down more than 3 thousand healthy," — said in a message.

According to the press service, the

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Railways to build a new station in Berezniki from Sinkhole

A new railway station will be built in the city of Perm region Berezniki roughly two years to replace the existing one, which hit the danger zone due to increase in mid-September sinkhole, reports Sverdlovsk Railway — branch of JSC "Russian Railways".

In mid-September 2012 during work on filling the funnel in an abandoned building Berezniki mine construction management (BSHSU) formed December 4, 2011, collapsed earlier in the funnel-strewn sand and gravel. As a result of the funnel failed loader and bulldozer. Killed a worker. On this fact the criminal case.

Sinkhole in Berezniki, where in September was an emergency,

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Group tornado swept through the south-eastern United States

To the south of the United States and the valley of the Mississippi River swept a series of tornadoes, along with the terrible storms. Suffered a dozen residents of the state of Mississippi and Arkansas. According to experts, most likely over the state simultaneously raging four craters caused after a cold front to the south of the Mississippi Valley penetrated further north.

The top ten states from Illinois to the Mississippi there was a strong wind break trees and roofs, as well as hail up to 3 mm in diameter. So, in Sharkey County, Mississippi, a wind storm destroyed

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5.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Sakhalin

Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred on Sunday in northern Sakhalin, according to preliminary data, no victims and destructions, told RIA Novosti the Far East Regional Emergency Center.

"At 25 kilometers southwest of the town of Okha (Okha district) recorded an earthquake of magnitude 5.4, the intensity in the epicenter was 6-6.5 points," — said the source.

He noted that, according to preliminary data, the victims, the victims, destruction and violation of life of the population do not.

Operational services are studying the situation after the quake in Okha district.

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